Books containing information about war casualties.

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1916 Easter Rising Sinn Féin Rebellion Handbook 
Dublin, Weekly Irish Times, 1916.
Contemporary account of the 1916 Rising, with list of casualties on both sides.
Barristers Wigs and Guns. Irish Barristers in the Great War.
Quinn, Anthony P.      Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2006. ISBN 978-1-85182-935-4
Belfast, Campbell College Campbell College War Record, 1939-1945. n.d. (c. 1950)
Boer War In Memoriam
Roll of Honour, Imperial Forces
Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902
Watt, Steve, Pietermaritzburg, Univ. of Natal Press, 2000. ISBN 0 86980 968 7
Lists nearly all casualties with number, rank, regiment, cause of death, place of interment and type of memorial.
Boer War The Last Post. Roll of Officers who Fell in South Africa 1889 - 1902. Dooner, Mildred G.
London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd. 1903 (available in reprint from Naval & Military Press Ltd.)
Bond of Sacrifice. WW I The Bond of Sacrifice.
Clutterbuck, L. A. with Dooner, W. T. and Denison, C. A. A biographical record of British (Army) officers who fell in the Great War, August 1914 - June 1915 (two vols.) Photographs of most of those named. Reprint available from
Civil War Seventy-Seven of Mine Said Ireland.
O'Dwyer, Martin (Bob), Cork, Deshaoirse, 2006. ISBN 0 95356342 1
Biographies, many with photographs, of the seventy-seven men who were executed during the Civil War.
Co. Antrim, Ballymoney Ballymoney Heroes 1914 - 1918. Thompson, Robert. 1999
Thompson, Robert (ed.)
Bushmills, Robert Thompson, 1999
ISBN 0-9537583-0-3
Co. Antrim, Bushmills Bushmills Heroes 1914 - 1918
Thompson, Robert (ed.)
Bushmills, Robert Thompson, 2003
Co. Antrim, Portrush Portrush Heroes 1914 - 1918
Thompson, Robert (ed.)
Bushmills, Robert Thompson, 2001
ISBN 0-9537583-1-1
Co. Carlow The Carlow War Dead. Burnell, Tom. Dublin, History Press, 2011. ISBN 978 1 84588 691 2
Co. Cavan Roll of Honour. County Cavan's World War I Dead.
Sutherland, Angie,
Cavan, Cavan CountyCcouncil, 2012.
Co. Clare The Clare War Dead. A History of the Casualties of the Great War.
Burnell, Tom.
Dublin, History Press, 2011
Co. Clare The Great War 1914-1918. The Clare War Dead WW1
Browne, Ger
Ennis, Clare Roots Society, 2014
Co. Clare, Ennis Memorials of Past Lives. St. Columba's Church of Ireland, Ennis, Co. Clare.
Shaw, Eric.
Ennis, Clare Roots Society, 2013.
Co. Cork A Great Sacrifice. Cork Servicemen who died in the Great War.
White, Gerry, and O'Shea, Brendan (ed.)
Cork, Echo Publications, 2010.
ISBN 978-0-9562443-1-4
Co. Cork, Bandon A Journey of Remembrance. Walks in the Footsteps of Bandon Soldiers.
Ellis, Barry and Good, William (ed.)
Bandon, Bandon War Memorial Committee, 2005.
Co. Derry/Londonderry, Coleraine Coleraine Heroes 1914 - 1918. Thompson, Robert. 2004
Thompson, Robert (ed.)
Bushmills, Robert Thompson, 2004
ISBN 0-9537583-4-6
Co. Derry/Londonderry, Garvagh & Agahadowey Garvagh & Agahadowey Heroes 1914 - 1918.
Thompson, Robert
Bushmills, Robert Thompson, 2008
Co. Donegal Inishowen Heroes 1914 - 1918
Thompson, Robert
Bushmills, Robert Thompson, 2007
Co. Donegal Co. Donegal Book of Honour. The Great War 1914-1918. 2002
Co. Donegal Donegal, Ireland and the First World War.McGinley, Niall, 2005
Co. Down County Down at War. King, Mike (ed.)  Downpatrick, Down County Museum, 2004.
ISBN 0 9532530 7 4. Some biographical material on those named on memorials.
Co. Down, Newry Newry's War Dead 1914 - 1918; 1939 - 1945
Moffett, Colin (ed.)
Newry, Equality Unit, 2002
ISBN 0 900903 41 4
Co. Down, Seapatrick The Lads who Marched Away. Seapatrick Parish Church during Two World Wars. McClimonds, Tommy
Co. Dublin Out of the Dark 1914-1918. South Dubliners who fell in the Great War. Kinsella, Ken, Dublin, Merrion, 2014. ISBN 978 1 908928 59 7
Co. Dublin, Monkstown A Glorious Extravaganza. The History of Monkstown Parish Church.  
Murphy, √Čtain, Bray, Wordwell, 2003. ISBN 1869857 63 1
Includes biographical detail on some of those commemorated in the church.
Co. Fermanagh Fermanagh War Memorial Book of Honour 1914-1921. Johnston, Clive. Enniskillen, Inniskillings Museum, 2014. ISBN 978 0 9929908 0 0
Co. Fermanagh, Portora Royal School Portora and Portorans in the Great War. Northridge, Robert, 2014.
Co. Galway Forgotten Heroes. Galway Soldiers of the Great War 1914 - 1818.
Henry, William
Cork, Mercier Press, 2007.
Co. Galway Galway and the Great War.
Henry, William
ISBN 1-85635-524-1
Cork, Mercier Press, 2006.
Co. Kildare Far from the Short Grass. The Story of Kildare Men in Two World Wars.
Durney, James, 2nd. ed., Naas, James Durney, n.d. (2006?)
ISBN 0 9530521 2 5
Co. Limerick The Widow’s Penny
The Memorial Record of the Limerick Men and Women who gave their lives in the Great War.

McNamara, Patrick J. Parteen, Patrick McNamara, 2000.
Co. Limerick Their Name Liveth for Evermore.
McNamara, Patrick J. Limerick, Limerick Historical Publications, 2006. ISBN: 978-0-9554386--0-8.
A Memorial record of the casualties from Limerick city and county in World War II.
Co. Louth The Unreturned Army. County Louth Dead in the Great War 1914 - 1918
Hall, Donal, Dundalk, Co. Louth Archaeological & Historical Society, 2005
ISBN 0 9521456 4 2
Biographies, many with photographs, of the 816 Co. Louth casualties of the Great War.
Co. Mayo Mayo Comrades of the Great War 1914 - 1919
Clarke, P. J. and Feeney, Michael
Ballina, Padraig Corcoran Publishing, 2006 ISBN 0-9554368-0-X
Co. Mayo Remembering Mayo's Fallen Heroes.
Feeney, Michael (comp.)
Castlebar, Visual Impact, 2008
Co. Meath The Meath War Dead. A History of the Casualties of the Great War.
French, Noel,
Dublin, History Press, 2011.
Co. Monaghan Book of Honour for Co. Monaghan. Remembering Monaghan's War Dead 1914-1918. Cullen, Kevin. 2010 
Co. Offaly The Offaly War Dead. A History of the Casualties of the First World War.
Burnell, Tom and Seamus,
Dublin, History Press, 2010.
Co. Sligo Sligo Men in the Great War 1914 - 1918.
McGuinn, James, Belturbet, Naughan Press, 1994.
ISBN 0 9524841 0 2
Co. Tipperary The Tipperary War Dead
Burnell, Tom and Ruth.
Dublin, Nonsuch, 2008. ISBN 978 1 84588 938 8
Biographies from the first world war, with some photos of men and graves.
Co. Tipperary Tipperary's Sons and Daughters 1916 - 1923
O'Dwyer, Martin  ISBN 0 9535634 13
Co. Tyrone, Cookstown Cookstown's War Dead, 1914-18, 1939-45. Cookstown District Council, 2007.
Co. Tyrone, Fivemiletown Fivemiletown's Fallen, WW I and WW II. Byers, Mark. n.d.
Co. Westmeath, Wilson's Hospital School Deeds Not Words. Roll of Honour of Wilson's Hospital School.
Robertson, David, Multyfarnham, David Robertson, 1998. ISBN 0 9533911 0 8
Co. Wicklow The Wicklow War Dead
Burnell, Tom and Seamus. Dublin, Nonsuch, 2009
ISBN 978 1 8458 8949 4
Biographies from both world wars, and some photos of men and graves.
Co. Wicklow, St. Gerard's School, Bray St. Gerard’s School, Bray.
Murphy, Brian P.  Bray, Kestrel Books, 1999.  ISBN: 1 900505-01-0
De Ruvigny De Ruvigny’s Roll of Honour (5 volumes + index).
"A biographical record of members of his Majesty’s naval and military forces who fell in the Great War 1914 – 1918. Its 1,400+ pages contain the biographies of well over 25,000 men of the army, navy and air force who gave their lives, nearly 7,000 of the entries being accompanied by a photograph." Reprint available from
Dublin Dublin City & County Book of Honour. The Great War 1914-1918.
Dublin, National Book of Honour Committee, n.d. (post-1998).
Dublin Clubs Our Fallen Members. The war casualties of the Kildare Street and Dublin University Clubs. Michael Pegum. Dublin, K.S. & U. Club, 2015. ISBN 978-0-9546348-1-0
Dublin, Belvedere College The Cruel Clouds of War
Murphy, Oliver (comp.). Dublin, the Belvedere Museum, 2003
“A book of the 68 former pupils and teachers of Belvedere College S.J. who lost their lives in the military conflicts of the 20th century.” Biographical notes and photos of all 68. Copies may be available from Oliver Murphy, Belvedere College, 6, Gt. Denmark St., Dublin 1.
Dublin, St. Andrew's College St. Andrew’s College 1894 – 1994
Fitzpatrick, Georgina,
Dublin, St. Andrew’s College, 1994.
Dublin, St. Columba's College College of St. Columba Roll of Honour 1914 – 1918 
Dublin, Old Columban Society, 1920. (reprint available from
“Nominal roll of Fellows, Masters and past pupils of the College with unit in which served; casualties and decorations are noted.” 385 names are listed, including 72 who died, with photos of 58.
Dublin, Trinity College University of Dublin War List Dublin, Hodges Figgis & Co, 1922.
List of 3,529 members of Trinity College, Dublin, the Dublin University O.T.C., or employees who served in the Great War. List gives date of graduation or entry to the College, ranks with dates appointed, regiments or services, decorations and, if they died, where. Reprint available from
Dublin, Wesley College Wesley College, Dublin 1845 – 1962. Cole, R. Lee. Dublin, A.P.C.K., 1963
Includes a list of 85 past pupils who died in World War I. One (John Crawford) does not appear on the memorial in the College. Two names on the memorial (G. Arthurs and R. E. Lee) are not mentioned in the book. There is also a list of the 25 who died in World War II.
Guinness employees Arthur Guinness, Son & Co. Ltd. Roll of Employees who served in his Majesty’s Naval, Military and Air forces 1914 – 1918. Dublin, Arthur Guinness Son & Co., Ltd, 1920. (reprint available from
List of more than 800 members of the staff of Guinness’ who served, including more than 100 who died. The list gives name, rank, regiment or service, decorations awarded and the department of Guinness where he worked.
Ireland, Bank of The Great War 1914 – 1918. Bank of Ireland Staff Service Record.
Hennessy, Thomas F.
Dublin, Alex. Thom & Co., Ltd., 1920.
Record, with some details, of 190 members of the staff of the Bank of Ireland who served, including photographs of all 33 who died. Reprint available from
Ireland, Freemasons Freemasons of Ireland Roll of Honour, Great War.
Ireland, Korean War The Far Side of the World. Irish Servicemen in the Korean War 1950-53.
Durney, James, Gaul House, 2005.
Ireland, National University War List & Roll of Honour, Great War. Dublin, N.U.I., 1919.
Ireland, World War II Irish Men and Women in the Second World War.
Doherty, Richard.
Dublin, Four Courts, 1999
ISBN 1-85182-441-3
Ireland, World War II Irish Volunteers in the Second World War.
Doherty, Richard.
Dublin, Four Courts, 2002
ISBN 1-85182-523-1
Our Heroes Our Heroes' Dublin, Irish Life, 1916.
“Photographs with biographical notes of Officers of Irish Regiments and of Irish Officers of British Regiments who have fallen in action or who have been mentioned for good conduct, from August, 1914 to July, 1916.”  Also includes photos and biographical details of some other ranks (not officers) who died or were decorated. Reprint available from
R.M.S. Leinster Torpedoed! The R.M.S. Leinster Disaster.
Lecane, Philip. Penzance, Periscope Publishing, 2005 ISBN 1-904381-30-8
An account of this incident with a list and, in many cases, biographical details of those on board.
Victoria Cross Irish Winners of the Victoria Cross.
Doherty, Richard and Truesdale, David.
Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2000